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Fatal accident in New York involves motorcycle and other driver

Motorcycles are among the most dangerous types of vehicles a New Yorker can choose to operate. The smaller frame and the lack of safety features that are standard in other motor vehicles make it so motorcyclists are at great risk of suffering injuries if they become involved in car accidents. In the most tragic cases, motorcyclists may not survive such accidents. Following such accidents, the family members and loved ones may wish to pursue legal action in order to hold those responsible accountable for their actions.

Sadly, a man did not survive a recent accident in New York. According to reports, the crash occurred in Apalachin, New York on a Sunday afternoon. Police claim that a car seemed to have made a left turn into the path of the motorcyclist. As a result, the motorcyclist slammed into the car.

The motorcyclist died from the collision. Meanwhile, the other driver survived the crash.

New York State Troopers are continuing to investigate the crash and no charges have yet been filed.

Following car accidents involving motorcycles, it is common for the motorcyclist to be left in much worse condition than the driver of the other vehicle. This is why, among other reasons, other drivers must pay acute attention to the motorcycles they share the road with. When they fail to do so, the consequences can be severe.

Family members who have lost loved ones in fatal motorcycle accidents have every right to be outraged. Sometimes, they may wish to take legal action. By doing so, they may be able to obtain compensation that can help them pay for the many resulting expenses from such an accident.

Source: Penn Live, “Pa. motorcyclist dies in New York State crash involving another Pa. driver,” John Luciew, Aug. 18, 2014

Source: Penn Live, “Pa. motorcyclist dies in New York State crash involving another Pa. driver,” John Luciew, Aug. 18, 2014

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